Martin Seychell

    Deputy Director-General for Health, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE)
    European Commission

    Since 2014, Mr Seychell has been Deputy Director-General for Health in the Health and Food Safety Directorate-General (SANTE), responsible for directorates dealing with public health and health systems and products

    He was appointed Deputy Director General for Health and Consumers at the European Commission in March 2011.

    He is a graduate in chemistry and pharmaceutical technology and he specialized in chemical analysis. He has held important positions on several Government Commissions in Malta, including the Food Safety Commission and the Pesticides Board. He occupied the post of Head of Directorate at the Malta Standards Authority between 2001 and 2006. He has been responsible for the implementation of a number of EU directives in the areas of risk assessment, food safety, chemicals and cosmetic products legislation, and has actively participated in negotiations on major technical proposals such as the new chemicals legislation, REACH and in screening processes in the areas of free movement of goods, environment and agriculture during the process leading to Malta’s accession to the EU. He held the post of Director of Environment in Malta between 2006 and 2011. As Director, he was responsible for a broad range of functions arising from the Maltese Environment Protection Act.

    He was appointed Deputy Director General for Health and Consumers at the European Commission in March 2011. Since 2014, he has been Deputy Director-General for Health in the Health and Food Safety Directorate-General (SANTE), responsible for directorates dealing with public health and health systems and products.

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